Sveti Ivan beach
is a dramatic settlement, 22 km southwest of the town of
Cres. An unusual town built out of stone was built on a
378 m high cliff, visited by many tourists on the island;
once it used to serve as a watchtower and a shelter. In
the main square is konoba "Lubenicka loza" (Lubenice Lodge)
a small tavern with local vine, cheeses, prosciutto. It
has a spectacular view over the sea and islands from the
Down below, at the foot of Lubenice, a small bay with the
most wonderful beach of St. John (Sv. Ivan) is situated.
It takes about 45 minutes to walk down and about one hour
to climb back up. The beach is often visited by yachts.
It is a virgin beach with clear water and aquatic life of
The beach directly below - a 45-minute walk down, an hour-long
clamber back up - has the clear water and aquatic life of
Lubenice is a special, isolated place with a feel of mystery